Welcome to the Department of Government !

The Department of Government covers a wide range of political science topics in Austrian and Comparative Politics. Research and teaching mainly focus on political competition and elections, governments and coalitions, political protest and politics of remembrance.

Further information on our team, current research projects and teaching can be found on the following pages.

Information on research of the research center 'Vienna Center for Electoral Research (VieCER)' can be found on the webpage of VieCER.

 News

We are pleased to announce that our scientist Christopher Wratil has been awarded the ERC Starting Grant for his project "Multidimensional...

We would like to invite you to the upcoming session of the webinar series, organized by the DeVOTE project of the Department of Government.

We congratulate Carolina Plescia on her appointment as associate professor.

We would like to invite you for the first session of the webinar series, organized by the DeVOTE project of the Department of Government.

The Department of Government kindly invites to the Seminar Series Online Talk by Nicholas Carnes.

 

 

 

We are happy to welcome Sylvia Kritzinger as the new head of the department. The board team is completed by her deputies Thomas Meyer and Carolina...

We are happy to welcome Daniel Weitzel as a Research Fellow at our institute and wish him a great time.

Der MOOC Computational Social Science erfolgreich abschlossen und ab 1.10.22 online auf imoox!

Wir freuen uns Marta Vukovic als Projektmitarbeiterin Prä Doc in Sylvia Kritzingers Projekt "AUTHLIB" begrüßen zu dürfen und wünschen Ihr einen tollen...

We are happy to welcome Mirko Wegemann as Visiting PhD at our department and wish him an nice time at the university of vienna.

We are happy to welcome Gloria Tokatligil and Christina Walcherberger as student assistants at our department and wish them a good start at the...

From October 1st Alexander Dalheimer takes up his prä doc position within the project 'PARTISAN' with Markus Wagner.

 

We warmly welcome Alexander at...

News Archive

12.06.2020
 

Pitch a Thesis - online: Forschung und (Berufs-)Praxis für Sozialwissenschaftler*innen

Am 16. Juni, 13:00 bis 14:30 Uhr stellen Studierende aus dem Sowi-Bereich den Forschungszweck ihrer Abschlussarbeit vor.

24.04.2020
 

Announcement: post doc position for 4,25 years; application deadline: 30.05.

For a person with excellent knowledge of quantitative methods in the social sciences and interest in data science.

09.03.2020
 

The Effects of a Wall: Gender Attitudes and Political Gender Gaps in Unified Germany